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Spring - when a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of Jelly Beans (not Jelly Bellies!)

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jeffrey Mar 21, 2008 04:15 PM

Back in the day, Neiman-Marcus sold the best jelly beans. Two pounds-worth in a clear plastic tube. No black licorice, either.

Does anyone know where I can find some good, regular old jelly beans. Not the 57 flavors of Jelly Bellies. Not the giant beans sold in pouches at drug stores.

Thanks!

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    JeetJet RE: jeffrey Mar 21, 2008 11:08 PM

    Fosselman's ice cream also sells gourmet candy. I am sure they have what you are not looking for (Jelly Belly) but I think they also have the traditional size/style jelly beans. Maybe call and ask.

    Fosselman's Ice Cream
    1824 W. Main St.
    Alhambra, CA 91801
    626-282-6533
    http://www.fosselmans.com/

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      JeetJet RE: JeetJet Apr 11, 2008 03:23 PM

      Fosselman's is a no go, but Economy Candy will mial them. Click on the link below, on "Bulk Candy,"and then "Jellybeans."

      Economy Candy -- mail order
      http://www.economycandy.com/

    2. Azizeh Barjesteh RE: jeffrey Mar 22, 2008 12:55 AM

      How about Bristol Farms? I always see them with their specialty candies out for the holidays. Usually made from gourmet companies that aren't mainstream. They always have big holiday displays, but I'm not a jellybean person so I didn't look for them.

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        carriedushey RE: jeffrey Mar 22, 2008 09:16 AM

        See's Candy has real old school jelly beans.

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          teach RE: jeffrey Mar 22, 2008 09:27 AM

          There's a whole Jelly Bean store on Hollywood Way in Burbank, but I don't know much about their selection.

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            CinnamonKitten RE: teach Mar 22, 2008 12:53 PM

            This store is called the Jelly Bean Factory and they only sell Jelly Belly jelly beans

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            yogachik RE: jeffrey Mar 22, 2008 09:49 AM

            I would love to know this, too. My favorite spot for this was Stroh's on Abbot Kinney, but they don't carry them anymore. I love a good jelly bean.

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              LisaN RE: jeffrey Mar 22, 2008 10:32 AM

              I like the Russel Stover Pectin jelly beans, Rite Aid has them.

              See's Jelly Beans are good too, or even Brach's

              1. typetive RE: jeffrey Apr 11, 2008 03:44 PM

                Are you looking for fruity flavors or the traditional spice mix (sans licorice)?

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